Business and Human Rights in the Middle East, 11 Oct 2012, NYC
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is pleased to invite you to the 3rd annual event in the Mary Robinson Speaker Series:
“Business & Human Rights in the Middle East & North Africa”
Thursday October 11, 2012 – 6:15pm arrival, event begins 6:30pm
post-event reception begins 8pm
Location: Practising Law Institute, 810 Seventh Ave. (between 52nd & 53rd), 21st floor, New York
See below for RSVP details
In the context of changes underway in the Middle East & North Africa, there is understandably a focus on the human rights conduct of governments in the region. However the private sector plays an increasingly influential role.
This ground-breaking event will help shine a light on ways in which companies in the region are impacting human rights and the environment – negatively and positively.
Mohamed Nagi, Director, Habi Center for Environmental Rights (Cairo) - résumé - bio explaining what led Mohamed to found the Habi Center
With remarks also by:
Sa’eda Al-Kilani, Middle East & North Africa Researcher, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (Amman) - bio
Rania Fazah, Middle East Researcher, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (Beirut) - bio
Questions from the audience will be welcome.
Admission is free, but reservations are required to attend, so please RSVP as soon as possibleto Irene Pietropaoli to ensure you have a space:[email protected] or call +1 212 564 9160
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Autor/in: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Rania [based in Beirut, Lebanon] will draw attention to the human rights impacts (positive & negative) of companies in the region; highlight under-reported cases and concerns raised by civil society; seek company responses to alleged abuses;...